Forward the Feedback

“This is a 2011 review.” If those words don’t mean anything to you, consider yourself lucky. This phrase is an inside joke amongst older judges (and trust me, if you get it, you are now considered old in the Judge Program). Back in 2011, judges writing reviews in the Judge Center noticed that the drop down selector for the “observation date” year stopped at 2010. No 2011, no 2012, and most certainly not 2017. Strangely, this did not affect the “entered date” for reviews, which

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The Review Revue

If you’re interested in reviews, reviewing reviews, viewing reviewed reviews, or even re-viewing reviewed reviews, the Review Revue is for you. In the vast majority of my discussions of reviews, judges have excuses--why they don't write reviews or don't like writing reviews. These excuses often boil down to fear. People are always saying that reviews are scary: they're afraid that others will judge their feedback or their writing. This feeling is totally understandable and legitimate. Most

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